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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace while you were there?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-New Hanover County 168 5 6.6 2.1-18.7 4 3.1 0.9- 9.5 159 90.3 79.2-95.8
GENDER
Male 74 3 9.4 2.4-30.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 70 90.0 70.1-97.2
Female 94 2 2.9 0.6-11.8 3 6.4 1.8-20.5 89 90.8 77.6-96.6
RACE
White 137 4 4.0 1.4-10.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 130 94.1 87.4-97.4
Other 30 1 15.1 2.2-58.0 1 7.0 0.9-37.0 28 77.9 41.8-94.6
AGE
18-44 53 3 10.4 2.5-34.1 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 49 86.3 64.3-95.6
45+ 113 2 3.0 0.7-11.3 3 2.8 0.9- 8.8 108 94.2 86.3-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 2 15.5 2.8-54.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 34 83.1 46.3-96.5
Some College + 131 3 3.6 1.1-10.9 3 3.6 1.0-12.4 125 92.8 83.9-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 3 11.3 2.5-39.0 2 5.7 1.2-22.3 60 83.0 59.2-94.3
$50,000+ 92 2 3.7 0.9-13.9 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6 88 94.8 85.8-98.2

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*This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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